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FPGA matrix architecture
High volume data processing systems and methods are provided to enable ultra-low latency processing and distribution of data. The systems and methods can be...
Bill payment and reporting
A system for processing bill payments from a consumer to one or more creditors may provide the consumer with a credit report and options to make payments on...
Self organizing electric grid with mobile payment system
A system and a computer-implemented method for providing a prepaid amount of energy, are provided. The system includes a source node that receives a message...
Internet radio and broadcast method with artist portal
Data streams are generally selected according to user preferences and transmitted to the user in general alignment with expressed preferences of the user. Such...
Method, system, and computer readable medium for selection of catalog
items for inclusion on a network page
Disclosed are various embodiments for selecting catalog items for display on a network page. The catalog items have corresponding catalog item identifiers and...
Methods, systems, and products for gift giving
A shopper selects from gifts that are compatible with a recipient's devices. When the shopper wishes to purchase a gift, descriptions of gifts are compared to...
Travel destination one stop shopping system based on 3D panoramic image
and control method thereof
Disclosed are a travel destination one stop shopping system based on 3D panoramic image and a control method thereof. That is, a virtual reality is implemented...
Merchandise reservation system, apparatus, and media
Systems, methods, and apparatus are disclosed for reserving items of merchandise for in store pickup and/or inspection. In some embodiments, a reservation...
Method and apparatus for optimization of floor covering and system for
user configuration and real time pricing...
A method and system for optimizing surface coverings having user input representative of a construction project, floor plans representative of the project...
System, method, and computer program product for catalog adaptation
Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to catalog modeling for e-commerce systems and provide a method, system and...
Electronic receipt system
A method includes receiving, at a user identification module of an electronic receipt system in electronic communication with a point of sale terminal, a user...
Mass ingestion of content related metadata to an online content portal
The present technology supports mass ingestion of metadata related to consumables related to online server supported applications. The online server publishes a...
Securing expandable display advertisements in a display advertising
A method for securely presenting an HTML expandable display advertisement on a computer display, comprising: storing at a serving computer, an HTML object...
Focused advertising across multiple communication channels
This document describes, among other things, systems and methods for generating advertising campaigns or listings utilizing catalog information. A method...
Dynamic resource matching system
A method, apparatus, and system are provided for implementing resource and/or location-based matching services between a wireless terminal (e.g., mobile phone)...
Product placement engine and method
A product placement engine and method for automatically identifying products for association with a document, the engine including a parser, an analysis module...
Systems and methods to provide and adjust offers
In one aspect, a computing apparatus is configured to allow merchants to initiate offers in an offer campaign based on a spending pattern specified by the...
Customer journey prediction and resolution
Customer journey prediction and resolution is accomplished via a predictive model in which each user is mapped onto all available user journey information...
System for encoding customer data
A system for authenticating a customer includes a network interface and a processor. The network interface communicates a request for customer data associated...
Learning characteristics for extraction of information from web pages
A learning module of an information retrieval system is configured to automatically learn distinctive characteristics used by different web sites when...
Social network-influenced interest detection
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for selecting users that are connected to a particular user;...
Wireless communication-enabled promotions and commercial transactions
Coupons and other promotions can be enabled using mobile computing devices with Near Field Communication (NFC) or other wireless communication capabilities. For...
Configurable metric groups for presenting data to a user
A dashboard application can enable a user to quickly view data (and, in a particular aspect, data from one or more business applications) in an efficient...
Statistical models and methods to support the personalization of
applications and services via consideration of...
A statistical methodology is employed for assisting people with the setting of parameters of software applications or services. With the method, information...
Opinion search engine
A computer-readable storage medium having stored thereon computer-executable instructions which, when executed by a computer, cause the computer to implement an...
System and method for utilizing customer data in a communication system
Systems and methods for utilizing customer data in a communication system are provided. In exemplary embodiments, customer records at a customer data...
Broadcast channel delivery of location-based services information
Location-based services are provided in a communication system comprising at least a portion of at least one wireless network. In one aspect of the invention,...
Method for updating advertisement content using DRM
The present invention relates to a content update method, comprising the steps of: receiving, by a terminal, a specific-formatted data from a server, the...
Dynamic card validation using periodically communicated cell identifiers
A card validation system determines a first set of cell identifiers of a card validation matrix to associate with a first merchant and a user and transmits the...
Transaction verification on RFID enabled payment and transaction
A display enabled RFID tag (DERT) receives transaction details from the reader. DERT verifies that the details match their counterparts in the reader public key...
Apparatus and method for commercial transactions using a communication
An apparatus for effecting commercial transactions with a server using a transaction card via a communication device is provided. The apparatus includes a...
Distributed payment system and method
The present invention provides a payment system that allows a mobile communications device (MCD) to interact with a merchant processing device (MPD) and a...
Systems and methods for financial transaction through card reader in
communication with third party financial...
A system is provided that includes a transaction engine running on a mobile device. In response to a financial transaction between a buyer and a seller, the...
Single space parking meter and removable single space parking meter
A parking meter mechanism is described that may include a front housing, having a display opening for viewing a display through, connected to an internal...
Method and apparatus for third party control of a device
A method and apparatus for third party control of a device have been disclosed. By utilizing a third party to control a device, view and control of a device may...
Image processing apparatus, non-transitory computer readable medium, and
method for charging for processing
An image processing apparatus includes an image processing section that processes an image, a plug-in adding section that adds a plug-in, the plug-in being a...
Payment using a fractal image
A method for approving a commercial transaction using a customer generated fractal image. The method includes receiving, from a central authority, a seed, and...
Calendar integration with text messaging to facilitate no-time-specified
A text based communication from a sender to a recipient is analyzed to automatically detect a no-specific-time (NST) text segment within the text communication....
Provision of predefined communications
A communication is received from a first user and stored as a predefined communication. The predefined communication is associated with an account associated...
Point-to point data synchronization
Concepts and technologies for point-to-point data synchronization are provided. A personal area network connection between a first user device and a second user...
Supply chain message management and shipment constraint optimization
A method of adapting a message translation system includes receiving a message from a sender; selecting a configuration set from a stored plurality of...
Graphical user interface display which differentiates among participants
in a group conversation
A system and machine-implemented method for differentiating participants in a group conversation within a graphical user interface of an electronic device of a...
Messaging system apparatuses circuits and methods of operation thereof
A messaging system may include a messaging client device that may be configured to receive an impermanent text message and may be further configured to manage...
Electronic assistant for making predictions based on user messages
The present invention relates to an electronic assistant. In one embodiment, a system for processing data on a computing device includes at least one extractor...
Computer implemented methods and apparatus for presentation of feed items
in an information feed to be...
Disclosed are methods, apparatus, systems, and computer-readable storage media for displaying a feed item of an information feed in a presentation on a display...
Systems, apparatus and methods for selecting updates to associated records
to publish on an information feed
Disclosed are systems, apparatus, methods, and computer readable media for selecting updates to associated records to publish on an information feed in an...
System and method for hosting a social networking website having a theme
A social networking website is themed toward achievements and/or accomplishments of users. As such, the social network may provide users with a unitary platform...
Identifying inventory items in a storage facility
Systems and methods for enabling a picker to correctly identify and pick inventory items from a warehouse or storage facility are provided. An exemplary...
Physical location tagging via image recognition
Embodiments of the invention provide a method, system and computer program product for physical location tagging via image recognition of physical components in...
Systems and methods for producing and managing a tracking label in an item
Providing an information system in an item delivery system comprises reading a tracking indicia on a unit load, updating a database with first data from the...